Table 1—

Characteristics of 163,584 subjects ≥30 years of age by race and ethnicity

CharacteristicAsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific IslanderWhiteOtherMultiracial
n3,07112,56112,1532,299626129,1161,2902,468
% of all subjects2.49.011.11.00.374.00.81.3
Age (years)46.1 ± 0.549.3 ± 0.046.6 ± 0.350.2 ± 0.746.8 ± 1.352.7 ± 0.151.7 ± 0.650.8 ± 0.5
Sex (% male)54.344.550.250.357.748.555.751.3
BMI (kg/m2)24.0 ± 0.228.7 ± 0.127.9 ± 0.128.5 ± 0.327.8 ± 0.526.8 ± 0.227.6 ± 0.227.9 ± 0.2
Normal weight (%)62.425.829.530.626.239.039.835.9
Overweight (%)32.839.542.235.140.839.239.036.5
Obese (%)4.834.828.334.333.021.821.227.6
Type 2 diabetes (%)5.012.09.411.813.86.98.910.6
Health insurance (%)91.483.974.978.793.492.283.786.9
  • Data are means ± SE unless otherwise stated. Normal weight defined as BMI <25 kg/m2; overweight defined as BMI 25–29 kg/m2; and obese defined as BMI ≥30 kg/m2. P values for comparisons across ethnic groups are ≤0.001 for all row variables.